Nerve (website)

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Type of site
Sex, relationships and culture
Available in English
Owner HowAboutWe
Created by Rufus Griscom and Genevieve Field
Editor Peter Smith
Commercial Yes
Launched 1997; 20 years ago (1997)

Nerve or is an American online magazine dedicated to sexual topics, relationships and culture. Founded by Rufus Griscom and Genevieve Field, it publishes articles and photography. It also hosts blogs, forums, and a section for personal advertisements. Nerve's CEO is Sean Mills.[citation needed]

In 2014, Nerve was acquired by HowAboutWe.[1] Although they originated on Nerve, Nerve Personals are now part of a larger network of over 100 websites and print publications.[2]


  1. ^ HowAboutWe buys
  2. ^ Wortham, Jenna (December 14, 2011). " Introduces a Hip Dating Site — Again". The New York Times.